Why Sheriff Won PDP Primary In Asaba Defeating Manager, Otuaro, Others

Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Francis Oborevwori, has March 25, 2022, won governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State. The primary was supervised by a team of 7-man panel led by Mr. Ndubuisi Nwogu, accredited 824 voters. At the end of the exercise, 824 votes were casted, 3 votes were void while 821 vote cast were valid. The exercise which was conducted under strict compliance at Stephen Keshi stadium saw Rt Hon. Oborevwori defeating his other thirteen contestants to clinch…

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Delta 2023: Edevbie Speaks After Primaries

Dear Deltans, After several months of consultations and crisscrossing the length and breadth of our dear State, the Delta State PDP Governorship Primary was finally held today May 25. Though the result was unfavourable, I am humbled by the immense goodwill shown to me across the entire State. I thank all Deltans and members of our Party, particularly the youth, for your enthusiasm and support through the process. We are driven by the vision and a strong passion for the development of our dear State, and we remain encouraged that…

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Delta PDP Primaries: Cast Your Votes For Oborevwori, Urhobo In Diaspora Urgess PDP Delegates

  …Says only Oborevwori can secure future of Delta The Urhobos in Diaspora, have, for the umpteenth time, called on the delegates into the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State, to elect the Speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff F.O. Oborevwori, as the governorship candidate of the party, tomorrow, Wednesday, May 25th, 2022.   The Urhobos, especially those of Okpe extraction in the United Kingdom, noted that Rt Hon Oborevwori held the ace for the development of the state in…

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Delta Guber: Gbagi Raises Alarm Over Allege Threat To Life By Delta Governor

  Kenneth Gbagi a frontline 2023 governorship aspirant in Delta State, has alleged that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has threatened to kill him at a meeting he was forced out by his security aides.   In a petition signed and released, Gbagi, a chieftain of the  Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  also accused Governor Okowa of preventing him from partaking in a recent meeting with ad hoc delegates of the party, in Asaba.   Gbagi, in a letter dated May 21 and addressed to the PDP National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu through Delta…

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How Oshimili South PDP Delegates Resisted Former PDP Chair, Uzor, Alleged Oath-Taking Ritual

Delegates of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Oshimili South Local Government Area, have resisted an alleged  attempt by Chief Edwin Uzor, former State Chairman of the party, to force them into swearing to an oath. It is exclusively gathered that on the evening of Saturday, May 21, Chief Edwin Uzor invited the delegates to his house, where he allegedly talked them into taking an oath as a means of getting their loyalties into voting a particular candidate in the forthcoming Governorship primary. According to an insider, Chief Uzor informed them…

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Ongoing Illegality In NDDC –President Buhari And The APC Need To Act Now

By Tonye Ogbogbula   Amity between the President Muhammadu Buhari government and the people of Nigeria who he governs is based on trust which is earned from promises made and promises kept. One of such promises by President Buhari to the nation was made on June 24, 2021 when, receiving the leadership of the Ijaw National Congress (INC), he unequivocally committed to inaugurate the NDDC Board upon the receipt of the Commission’s Forensic Audit report, which report has been submitted to him since September 2, 2021. The President said: ‘‘Based…

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News Feature: Letter To Mama Deborah

By Sunny Awhefeada   Dear Mama Deborah,     I am sure you have never heard of me or read any of my essays in this column. I am therefore unknown to you as you were hitherto unknown to me and many other Nigerians. Yesterday, you were largely unknown. Today, you have become well known to the extent of saying your family name has become a household name. Your transformation from obscurity to visibility came to be as a result of the gruesome murder of your beloved daughter, Deborah. Yes,…

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Sit -A-Home: Suspected IPOB Members Storm Delta, Kill Dangote Truck Driver Burn Trucks, Cars, Keke

By Joe Favour & Michael Veloh/ Asaba Suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have killed an unidentified truck driver of Alhaji Aliko Dangote and burnt many cars at Ugbolu community few meters away from Asaba, the Delta state capital in those to enforce the sit at home order.   According to sources two Dangote trucks, a Tricycle, an Audi, volkswagen at Ugbolu  community, were all set ablaze. It was gathered that rampaging IPOB members storm the  community on the early hours of Wednesday barricading the Ugbolu/Illah road…

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Delta Primary School Gets Toilet After 67 Years of Existence

  IT was a joyous celebration and a tremendous sign of relief for staff and pupils of Uduere primary school, as they were presented with a block of 8 toilets fully equipped to modern standards by Olorogun Engr. Omonefe Uwanogho – The Urhukpe Isi r’Ovie of the Ughelli Kingdom and Chairman board of trustees of Connect To Hope Foundation, 67 years after the school was founded.   Uduere primary school, founded in 1955, with pupils numbering over 600, also harbour the community secondary school, had over six decades been without…

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2023 Tsunami: UDU PDP Leaders Forum Is Not An Endorsement Cartel-Iyasere

Denies Endorsing Talib Tebite, Others   By Joe Favour   The Elders and Leaders Council of the Peoples Democratic Party in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State has denied ever endorsing any of the aspirants for election ahead of the forth-coming primary election of the party for the position of member representing Ughelli/Udu Federal constituency, frowning at the dropping of the group’s name in the quest for votes by some of the aspirants.   This is just as it has warned all aspirants vying for various positions that the…

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